Tag: physiology

Ahmed Ben Dohman Ahmed Ben Dohman (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Hadhramout University College of Medicine

Ahmed Ben Dohman is a fifth-year medical student at Hadhramout University College of Medicine. He is committed to excellence in his studies and is always seeking new ways to advance his skills and knowledge in the field of medicine. In his free time, Ahmed enjoys exploring new topics and staying intellectually engaged through reading and other thought-provoking activities. He is also an avid chess player and enjoys solving puzzles such as Sudoku and Rubik's cubes, which he believes help keep his mind sharp and focused.

From Spiritual Journey to Physiological Phenomena: The Fascinating Science Behind the Immediate Relief of Thirst

As a Muslim living in a city with a hot and humid climate, I can attest that when it’s time to break my fast, water is the only thing on my mind. Drinking water seems to immediately quench my thirst. But does this mean that the water is absorbed from my stomach into the bloodstream at the exact moment of consumption?

How Your Neurons Respond to Art

It was 5 p.m. on a Thursday and I had just finished my first preceptorship session with my fourth-year medical student preceptor. That afternoon was one of many firsts, as it was also the first time I conducted a patient interview. My first-ever patient was a middle-aged woman in the emergency room talking to me through Zoom. I remember introducing myself nervously, stuttering on the few syllables that make up my name, and then asking what brought her to the hospital.

Joanne Ha (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Boston University School of Medicine

Joanne Ha is a first year medical student at the Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, MA. In 2021, she graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Arts in Medical Science. She enjoys listening to music, reading, and cooking in her free time. After medical school, she is interested in pursuing a career in psychiatry.